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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (2): 232–253.
Published: 01 April 2017
... xenophilia, the article argues, is politically motivated by Abu Taleb's strong, but mostly tacit, reservations about the English, his imperial patrons. He realigns the relationship between metropole and colony by casting Ireland as the bridgehead of a glorious Islamic-Persianate culture that spread westward...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (2): 217–223.
Published: 01 April 2013
... ideas — especially Descartes's argument that a mind “unclouded and attentive” can be “wholly freed from doubt” ( Rules III, 5) — this essay then turns to assess the validity of counter-Enlightenment arguments, mostly Russian but also anglophone and French, against the association of clarity...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 5–8.
Published: 01 January 2015
..., and from Socrates's description of a luxurious city, this piece argues that what we are inseparable from are mostly things and persons that our body can go on without. To the extent that such things and persons, and the relationship in which we stand to them, are distinct from our bodies, what we...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (1): 43–68.
Published: 01 January 2016
... among indigenous actors. Although these processes are mostly absent from colonial or later sources, they should not remain foreign to ethnology, as the three empirical cases analyzed in this essay show. Methodologically, the essay asks why the regulatory image of Rousseau's small community, meeting face...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (2): 290–297.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Katia Boissevain Christianity has a long presence in the Maghreb, dating back to Roman imperial times. Eventually it became a mostly Muslim region, but in the late nineteenth century, the Roman Catholic Church embarked on a vast mission of church building, in part to assist the French colonial...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (2): 308–332.
Published: 01 April 2020
... by Muslim and Christian individuals, blurred religious belonging as it is traditionally defined. Anthropologists and ethnologists have studied exopraxis broadly, while historians have neglected the topic until recently. In the case of anthropologists, studies have mostly focused on the spatiality of sharing...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 January 2009
... Orthodox, early Hasidic, Shi'ite, Jain and other Indic, Taoist, and Zen religious traditions. This introduction emphasizes the secular approaches, mostly antipolitical or postphilosophical, that wear the adjective “quietist” metaphorically, including the postmodern currents that Martha Nussbaum has named...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 16–28.
Published: 01 January 2008
... of composition. In it, she reviews the stance of feminist literary criticism toward religion and finds it to be generally negative. She regrets that feminist critics see in religion mostly a means of subordinating women to men, given that most of the writers whose work they explicate were themselves fervently...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 346–347.
Published: 01 April 2019
... call mainly dealt with political and ethical matters. In this introduction he replies chiefly to pieces by the philosophers Richard Rorty and Paul Feyerabend dealing with poverty, famine, sickness, and environmental concerns, but Kermode also addresses and mostly agrees with arguments made in Common...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (1): 116–119.
Published: 01 January 2017
... beautiful. More often it was splintered, split, or hard with creosote or some gross nasty probably cancer-­causing crap throughout and gouges like where telephone repairpersons gouged things in to climb onto. Mostly it was round though not entirely, not true, but bent...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 123.
Published: 01 January 2015
... iul Tamen — Miguel ofauthor’squotations. book commonplace the own as mostly book this haveforI, enjoyedone, why explains also it thesis, Morson’s main confirm to seems that something and beings, about human yousomething tells experience this If arguments. the vaguely...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 123.
Published: 01 January 2015
... iul Tamen — Miguel ofauthor’squotations. book commonplace the own as mostly book this haveforI, enjoyedone, why explains also it thesis, Morson’s main confirm to seems that something and beings, about human yousomething tells experience this If arguments. the vaguely...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 121–122.
Published: 01 January 2015
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (1): 121–122.
Published: 01 January 2021
... a purely fabulous figure to so many people has little to do with self- description. After all, most of us tend to self- describe ad nauseam, and no one pays attention. To understand our present attitude toward Lear as purely fabulous, we need to understand the widespread acts of acceptance that mostly...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (1): 170.
Published: 01 January 2018
... the and reactions, community female), and young (mostly seers of fore),the the to identity the ofcrisis theme (the did whenplace wherethey took and apparitions why these as such questions twentieth- of overview auseful provides book This years. thirty last the in impressively grown has...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (1): 126.
Published: 01 January 2021
.... For the mind to seat new knowledge in memory, or to recover the lost word on the tip of the tongue, it must forget ( sleep on it ) in order to remember. But the present work is con- cerned not so much with function as with a range of the many- faceted experi- ences of silence, largely through (mostly French...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (1): 170.
Published: 01 January 2018
... the and reactions, community female), and young (mostly seers of fore),the the to identity the ofcrisis theme (the did whenplace wherethey took and apparitions why these as such questions twentieth- of overview auseful provides book This years. thirty last the in impressively grown has...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 112.
Published: 01 January 2015
... marginal, about eccentric, mostly narrative, muchvivid with taining, enter highly also is book the Surprisingly, simplepatterns. or impose answers simple nothe does offer a lumper: than rather Hea splitter is Balliol. college, star at Oxford’spupils star and archdeacons...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (1): 133.
Published: 01 January 2016
..., these in dodged mostly lenge, chal The different. unimaginably not something same, more ofthe crave ings read But such China’stexts. ancient welcomefrom data can epistemology Maybe Confu- would work in ofRawls’sjustice Maybe principles insula. anterior brain’s ofthe function the really...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (1): 110.
Published: 01 January 2021
... that it deserves. Be assured you have not heard the last of this ambi- tious, original, and mostly convincing argument. Paul Seabright doi 10.1215/0961754X-8723141 ...